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We sliced open radioactive particles from soil in South Australia and found they may be leaking plutonium via The Conversation

Almost 60 years after British nuclear tests ended, radioactive particles containing plutonium and uranium still contaminate the landscape around Maralinga in outback South Australia. These “hot particles” are not as stable as we once assumed. Our research shows they are likely releasing … Continue reading

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Radioactive Hot Particles Still Afloat Throughout Japan Six Years After Fukushima Meltdowns via BuzzFlash.com

[…] Radioactive particles of uranium, thorium, radium, cesium, strontium, polonium, tellurium and americium are still afloat throughout Northern Japan more than six years after a tsunami slammed into the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant causing three full-blown nuclear meltdowns. That was … Continue reading

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